Making only a little bit of progress every day is better than going all in and burning out fast

I’m one of those people who always has a million more things on my “to-do” list than the number scratched off my “done” list.

No matter what I accomplish or how much I get done, in my mind, there is always more to do.

I don’t think that being driven…

If you can accept these four things, nothing can hold you back

We’re at the beginning of a brand new year, and I feel that it’s going to be an exciting one!

Many new opportunities and avenues are opening up to me all at once, and although it’s a bit overwhelming and tricky to navigate at the moment, I know it’s a…

Just listening and being a witness can mean much more than you think.

“Sometimes we don’t need advice, we just need to hear we’re not the only one.”
— Matthew McConaughey

When his career first began to take off, Matthew McConaughey was feeling overwhelmed with his ‘monkey mind.’

The fame, recognition, and sheer volume of choices he was now presented with were quickly…

Sometimes as an ESL teacher, your students teach you more than you can teach them

Before setting off to teach English in Korea for a year, I had never really spent a significant amount of time around children, especially little ones.

Sure, I had volunteered in schools and worked at summer camps, but it was mainly with older students. …

My wish for you is that you experience its magic by getting out there and seeing it

I still remember finding a documentary I watched a few years ago. The title stood out to me, piquing my interest.

Called “Pedal the World,” it was about a young German guy named Felix Starck who spent exactly one year—365 days—cycling 18,000 kilometers through 22 different countries.

He filmed and…

Allison Burney

Writer & proofreader. My mission: keep exploring, learning & enjoying this adventure we call life. Inspiring you to do the same.

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